Bakeries and Dessert

320 Cedar Street A – 429-8049

Santa Cruz’s original bagels! Absolutely a must go-to place for those who like bagels. These bagels are the real thing, BOILED FIRST, to give a dense bagel with a glistening, chewy crust and distinctive taste, as Jews intended. This is not how most so-called bagels are made today (un-boiled, a so-called bagel is nothing more […]

Buttercup Cakes
1411 Pacific Avenue – 466-0373

Buttercup Cakes & Farm House Frosting is the original Downtown Santa Cruz Cupcake Shop located at 1411 Pacific Avenue. Long time cake decorator, Jan Wilson, offers a vast array of flavor choices including gluten free and vegan. Her recipes specialize in local, organic and seasonal ingredients. Come on by to find your new favorite sweet treat! […]

Cafe Delmarette
1126 Pacific Ave – 420-1025

Sandwiches, Verve coffee, and delicious scones!

1522 Pacific Ave – 427-9900

At  Chocolate we use organic vegetables for our salads, appetizers entrees & soups. We use free-range chicken, and Seafood Watch approved fish. Our coffee and espresso are organic. Our truffles and cakes are made with top quality El Rey Chocolate  using flavorful Criollo cacao pods grown on small plantations in Venezuela. We now also use Guittard Chocolates , […]

Cold Stone Creamery
1129 Pacific Ave – 423-7015

Ice cream chain offering design-your-own creations hand-mixed on a granite slab, plus shakes & more. STORE HOURS Mon 11:00AM – 11:00PM Tue 11:00AM – 11:00PM Wed 11:00AM – 11:00PM Thu 11:00AM – 11:00PM Fri 11:00AM – 11:00PM Sat 11:00AM – 12:00AM Sun 11:00AM – 12:00AM Coldstone Creamery #20515 1129 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 […]

Fosters Freeze
229 Laurel St – 426-2311

Fosters Freeze has been a California tradition since the mid 1940’s. The Fosters story begins in 1946 when George Foster opened the first Fosters Freeze in Inglewood, California. He introduced the soft serve cone and a line of soft serve desserts. The unique product became so popular that he opened a chain of restaurants. As […]

Hoffman’s Downtown
1102 Pacific Avenue – 420-0135

Choose Hoffman’s Downtown for all of your full service restaurant and bakery needs.  Hoffman’s is located at 1102 Pacific Ave, in beautiful Downtown Santa Cruz California.  We are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week at 8am with spend thrift specials throughout the day.  We proudly feature a variety of local jazz […]

Jamba Juice
1550 Pacific Avenue – 426-5262

Healthy breakfast, quick lunch or a delicious snack. Try Jamba Juice fruit smoothies, all-natural baked goods, steel-cut oatmeal, sandwiches and other healthy options. 1550 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (831) 426-5262

Marini’s Candies
1308 Pacific Ave – 423-3299

When your sweet tooth starts calling, Marini’s in downtown Santa Cruz is sure to satisfy with its treasure trove of sugary treats for children and grown-ups alike. This locally owned and operated business has garnered a large and loyal following. Marini’s specializes in salt water taffy, as well as unique gourmet creations such as chocolate […]

Mission Hill Creamery
1101 Pacific Ave – 216-6421

No Hype, Just Great Organic Ice Cream Made From Scratch In Small Batches Since June 2010… Mission We are on a Mission to Make the Best Ice Cream in America. Come Join Us… Description The Mission Hill Creamery Retail Scoop Shop is Opening September 15, 2012 in Downtown Santa Cruz. Find us at 1101B Pacific […]